Curatorial Records,
1966-1983

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 06-021
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Dates:
1966-1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession primarily includes records documenting the exhibition The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts, which was organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and staged by Richard E. Ahlborn, Curator in the Division of Community Life, at the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Richard E. Ahlborn; exhibition handbook; object lists; photographs and slides of artifacts used in the exhibition; education program information; label scripts; and symposium information. Also includes some curatorial correspondence which dates back to when the Division of Community Life was known as the Division of Cultural History.

Notes
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Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-021, National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life, Curatorial Records

Keywords
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Ahlborn, Richard E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Cultural History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Afro-American Tradition in the Decorative Arts (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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African Americans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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Washington, D.C.
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